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Evaluating Specific Resources

Evaluation of Web Resources: Wikis & Blogs

For academic projects, where critical thinking is a crucial part of the research process, the sources you use will determine your credibility.

Just like any other source, web pages like blogs and wikis are evaluated according to the 5 Ws (and an H): WHOWHAT, WHEREWHENWHY, and HOW. 

This guide provides points to consider when examining the quality of these particular kinds of Internet sources.